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From the Michel Prieur Collection

Triton XXII, Lot: 278. Estimate $500.
Sold for $650. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CILICIA, Aigeai. Circa 47/6-27/6 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 14.18 g, 12h). Dated CY 16 (32/1 BC). Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right / Athena standing left, holding crowning Nike in right hand, shield in left, her spear at side; ΔI and club to left, AIΓEAIΩN downward to right, IC (date) and Δ in exergue; all within laurel wreath. Houghton & Bendall, “A hoard of Aegean tetradrachms and the autonomous tetradrachms of Elaeusa Sebaste,” ANSMN 33 (1988), 4 var. (A3/P– [unlisted rev. die]); Arnold-Biucchi, Trésor 53-83 var. (D4/R– [unlisted rev. die]); Bloesch 111 = SNG Levante 1655 (same obv. die); SNG BN –; Prieur 711; DCA 355; RPC I 4027. Good VF, toned.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Kovacs XVI (29 September 2004), lot 124; Triton III (30 November 1999), lot 582.